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The massive political mobilization displayed around Syria's chemical weapons, underscored by the awarding last Friday of the Nobel Peace Prize to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), must also be applied immediately to humanitarian access in the country

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September 5, 2013—A Syrian surgeon working for Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), Dr. Muhammad Abyad, has been killed in northern Syria. His body was found on Sept. 3 in Aleppo province. He was 28 years old.

MSF would like to express its sincere condolences to the family and friends of Dr. Abyad, who was working in an MSF-run hospital in Aleppo province treating victims of the conflict.

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Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is aware that incorrect, manipulated information about MSF and Syria is circulating on the internet and social media. 

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August 28, 2013—Over the last two days, the American, British, and other governments have referred to reports from several groups, including Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), while stating that the use of chemical weapons in Syria was “undeniable” and designating the perpetrators.

MSF today warned that its medical information could not be used as evidence to certify the precise origin of the exposure to a neurotoxic agent or to attribute responsibility.

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Three hospitals in Damascus governorate supported by MSF reported to MSF that they received approximately 3,600 patients displaying neurotoxic symptoms in less than three hours on August 21, 2013. 

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A measles epidemic is sweeping through northern Syria, a consequence of the civil war–related collapse of the country’s health system.

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Hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees in Jordan are living under increasingly precarious conditions and Jordanian authorities are unable to provide them with adequate water and health care.

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Two years of war has resulted in a humanitarian catastrophe in Syria, where the needs far outstrip the aid that's being provided. 

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A new MSF survey shows half of refugees not receiving required medical care; immediate steps must be taken to improve shelter and provide aid to new arrivals.

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International donors must support cross-border humanitarian operations in opposition-held areas in Syria.

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